Schloss and Town, Volume 1

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B. Tauchnitz, 1882 - 286 pagina's
 

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Pagina 5 - To be sure not, Sir. I believe marriages would in general be as happy, and often more so, if they were all made by the Lord Chancellor, upon a due consideration of the characters and circumstances, without the parties having any choice in the matter.
Pagina 5 - Ay, Sir, fifty thousand." BOSWELL. "Then, Sir, you are not of opinion with some who imagine that certain men and certain women are made for each other; and that they cannot be happy if they miss their counterparts.
Pagina 80 - Evidently she was not in a good frame of mind for the hints he wished to convey, and Herr Meyer reluctantly let the subject drop. Drop, that is, so far as it was possible for him to do so. He...
Pagina 6 - Love's not a flower that grows on the dull earth ; Springs by the calendar ; must wait for sun — For rain; — matures by parts, — must take its time To stem, to leaf, to bud, to blow. It owns A richer soil, and boasts a quicker seed ! You look for it, and see it not ; and lo ! E'en while you look, the peerless flower is up, Consummate in the birth ! Julia.
Pagina 6 - Love's not a flower that grows in the dull earth, Springs by the calendar; must wait for sun, For rain; matures by parts — must take its time To stem, to leaf, to bud, to blow; it owns A richer soil, and boasts a quicker seed! You look for it, and see it not ; and lo ! E'en while you look, the peerless flower is up, Consummate in the birth ! KNOWLES.
Pagina 169 - Baron was marching up and down with his hands behind his back and a cigar in his mouth.
Pagina 230 - it may do for stout fellows like you, but you know that I could not bear it; it would kill me in a month. Ah, David, if I only had your constitution ! " " It is a blessing to be thankful for, certainly, and I hope I am devoutly sensible of it. But it is not for the sake of the work, that I am speaking; you very well know that I do not work more hours than others, nor so many as some.
Pagina 280 - The other man sat with his hands in his pockets, his legs stretched out, and his eyes gazing straight before him.

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